On Cinema

The Deer Hunter remains the most affecting of Vietnam movies, Christopher Silvester writes

Al Capone’s relationship with the movies goes back a long way, writes Christopher Silvester

Staying frosty in plague times

The director wanted to show things as they were – badly-led, no one wanting to fight or knowing what they were fighting for, says Christopher Silvester

For a folk hero this Ned has zero contact with the ordinary Irish folk who will supposedly come to love him, says Christopher Silvester

The most successful modern actor-director, Clint Eastwood, rejects “the auteur crap”

As usual, the Academy flagellates itself over insufficient African American Oscar contenders

Bad jokes, no chemisty, lame action: the snoozathon that’s not woke enough

Some of the greatest movies ever made were incredibly long. But is a film lasting 13 hours just too much?

Martin Scorcese’s new Mafia movie is the culmination of a great career